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2015 Marching Band Contract Last Changed
2015-04-16
   

All prospective members of the 2015 Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band need to complete this form and return it, along with the $275 first payment, to Ms. Baker by May 1st. 

Georgia Symphony Youth Orchestra auditions Last Changed
2015-04-16
   
GYSO Auditions 2015-2016 
             

 

GYSO Auditions for the 2015-2016 season will take place May 11-15, 2015. 

 

 

 

We invite all students playing string, wind, percussion, and jazz instruments to audition.

 

 

For more details and registration, please visit: 

www.gysoauditions.com

 


  

 

 

Marching Band Leadership Application Form Last Changed
2015-04-13
   

Click here to access the 2015 leadership application form for the Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band. 

Help the band buy a new trailer Last Changed
2015-04-03
   

The Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band is in dire need of a new trailer.

Help the band raise the funds for the purchase by obtaining sponsorships and donations from local businesses, friends and family. 

10% of the total raised by each student will be credited directly into their band account to help pay for band participation costs. 

 Click here for the sponsorship/donation form for trailer funding.  

Thank you! 

Info. from the Director Last Changed
2015-04-03
   

The Spring Concert date will change due to school facilities no longer being available because of conflicts with AP testing schedule. We will announce the new date as soon as it has been confirmed.


Concert Band Class Placement 2015

Ms. Baker will listen to students play their scales during the week of April 13 and 20. Brass and woodwind students should perform their major scales and a chromatic scale.  Percussion students should perform their major scales and arpeggios, a snare drum roll slow-fast-slow, and  tune timpani.  Scales do not have to be memorized.

 

Marching Band Important Dates

April 13- Leadership Applications Available

April 22&23- 8th Grade Colorguard at JC Booth (3:30pm-6:30pm)

April 27-Leadership Applications Due

April 27 & 28-8th Marching Percussion at McIntosh (4:00pm-6:00pm)

April 29, 30 & May 1

May 4 & 11- All Members MHS Band Room

May 11- Marching Band Parent Meeting 7:00pm MHS Band Room

Band Camp All Sections-May 28-31 and July 20-25



 

PARENT MEMBERS NEEDED FOR MHS SCHOOL COUNCIL: Last Changed
2015-04-02
   

The McIntosh High School Council was organized under the authority of state law (O.C.G.A. 20-2-85 -- 20-2-86) with the intention to help local boards of education by bringing parents and the community together with teachers and school administrators to create a better understanding of each other’s concerns and share ideas for school improvement.  The board consists of teachers, parents and local business members.   

 

The MHS School Council is currently seeking nominations to fill two parent memberships for the 2015-16 school council term.  Please email MHS School Council Secretary Teresa Husted husted.teresa@mail.fcboe.org, with a name to be placed in nomination. Please type "School Council Parent Nomination" in the subject field of the email. Nominations will be taken through 4:00PM   April 24 

 

All eligible parents/guardians may vote electronically via Infinite Campus May 4, 2015 , through 4:00PM May 8, 2015 .  The elected nominees will be announced through an IC Blast.

 

Council Members are elected for a two year team. Council members may serve more than one term. Terms start June 1 of each year and end May 31 of the following year

 

 

MHS PARKING FOR 2015-16 Last Changed
2015-04-02
   

PARKING FOR 2015-16

·    Upcoming SENIORS will be able to pre-purchase a parking pass for next year beginning Monday April 13th, between 8 am and 8:30 am by seeing Mrs. Law.

·     Upcoming JUNIORS will be able to pre-purchase a parking pass for next year beginning Monday May 4th, between 8 am and 8:30 am by seeing Mrs. Law

·     Cars are $60 and Golf Carts are $40. 

You may stop by the bookkeeper office any time and pick up the form that needs to be completed by your parents.



 

 

Invitation for seniors planning to attend USC Last Changed
2015-03-30
   

We are pleased to invite any senior band members who plan to attend USC this Fall to come experience the Carolina Band on Saturday, April 11 at the 2015 USC Garnet and Black Spring Football Game.

 
This attachment contains information regarding this event and instructions for students to Register by email to the USC Band Office.

Andrea Pouncey
Administrative Assistant
USC Bands 

 

Teen Nights with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Last Changed
2015-03-16
   

Interested in attending an Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert? 

 

Then consider attending one of the upcoming Teen Nights @ the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.  During these evenings, teens, ages 13-18, receive tickets to hear an ASO performance, pre-concert chamber programs, and post-concert Q&A’s with artists.  The entire evening is free for teens.  

 

Teens can sign up by visiting artsvibe.com.

 

You can see all Teen Nights by clicking on this link:  http://artsvibe.com/upcoming-teen-nights-the-aso/

 

Mercer Brass Camp - June 15th-17th, 2015 Last Changed
2015-02-11
   

Mercer university School of music is please to announce the Townsend School of Music Brass Camp, June 15th-17th 2015.

Located in the beautiful McCorkle Music Building on the Macon campus, this day camp provides a great opportunity to improve your skills as a performer and musician. All middle and high school students in trumpet, French horn and low brass (trombone, euphonium, tuba) are eligible to apply.

The camp will run from noon to 5pm each day. REGISTRATION $125 For more information and to apply, visit music.mercer.edu/brasscamp 

 CAMP HIGHLIGHTS • Enjoy master classes and private lessons with faculty • Participate in brass chamber groups • Learn how to practice and prepare for auditions • Student concert on last day

FACULTY Dr. Tom Gibson Instructor of Trombone,Jay Hanselman Instructor of Horn, Jonathan Swygert Instructor of Trumpet, Eric Bubacz Instructor of Tuba

June 15-17, 2015

Application deadline June 1, 2015 

Congratulations District Honor Band Participants Last Changed
2015-02-09
   

Congratulations to the 31 McIntosh Band Students selected for the District Honor Band this past weekend. 26 students were able to participate and did an outstanding job this weekend at Sandy Creek. 

Congratulations! Last Changed
2015-01-26
   

Congratulations to Tad Paulsel, Nicole Young and Ethan Watson on being accepted to the UGA School of Music. The students attended JanFest Honor Band this weekend and while there chose to do a separate audition for the college of music. All three were told during the audition that they have been accepted to the school of music! It is unusual to be told your results during an audition so we are beyond proud of these individuals! Photo attached!

 

Congratulations Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Members! Last Changed
2015-01-19
   

The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra is the Junior organization to the Symphony Orchestra. It is a very challenging audition process and  it is very difficult to gain membership. Our McIntosh students did an outstanding job this season! 

 
Bassoon-Emily Schuler
Clarinet-Alicia Zamore
Trumpet-Steven Lukehart
Percussion-Parker Olson
Percussion-Michael Dehan


 

Congratulations to the members of the 2015 All State Band and Orchestra! Last Changed
2015-01-13
   

Bimm All State Band

3rd Chair Joey Ciancia

9th Chair Keba Simelane

 

Watkins Band

3rd Chair Tyler Lane

3rd Chair Michael Dehan

 

9th/10th Orchestra

2nd Chair  Flute Natalie Hung

1st Chair Clarinet Alicia Zamore

1st Chair Trumpet Steven Lukehart

1st Chair Percussion Parker Olsen

 

Sedatole

2nd Chair Bassoon Emily Shuler

 

11th/12th Orchestra

2nd Chair Flute Rachel Anders

 

Colburn Band

10th Chair Pearce Kramer

 

 

2nd Flute Alternate -Abby Knox


 

Last Changed
2015-01-06
   

Happy New Year!

 
Don't forget about the 2nd Annual High School Concerto Competition at Georgia State University. The deadline for application is approaching quickly (January 9th). There are cash prizes for the winning students and they get to perform their concerto with the bands of Georgia State too!


 

The High School Concerto Competition is an annual event hosted by the Georgia State School of Music and is open to high school wind and percussion students. All high school level students of the 2014-15 academic year are eligible for the competition, including homeschooled musicians. Winners receive a cash prize and perform with a Georgia State University Band on Thursday March 5, 2015.

For more detailed information about audition requirements and process, please visit the competition's official announcement page. (http://www.music.gsu.edu/hsconcertocompetition.aspx)


 

Congratuations District Honor Band Participants Last Changed
2014-12-19
   

Congratulations to the following McIntosh Students who have earned a position in our District 2015 Honor Band. The number next to their name is their chair position within the section. 

HONOR BAND 2015

FEBRUARY 6&7 Sandy Creek High School

 

9th-10th Grade Members

 

Flute

3rd-Natalie Hung

6th-Abby Knox

8-Noemi Gentzke

11-Katelyn Stephens

 

Clarinet

1st-Alisha Zamore

7th-Chaeeun Lim

9th-Doug Morris

12th-Hyunkung Lee

 

Tenor Saxophone

1st-Nicholas DiBattista

 

Trumpet

1st-Joey Ciancia

3rd-Steven Lukehart

6th-Keba Simelane

15th-Drew Perez

 

French Horn

1st-Tyler Lane

5th-Lincoln Anders

 

Percussion

1st-Parker Olson

2nd-Michael Dehan

6th-Wesley Dodgen

 

 

11th and 12th Grade Members

Flute

1st-Rachel Anders

9th-Nicole Young

 

Oboe

4th Steve York

 

Bassoon

2nd Emily Schuler

 

Clarinet

1st Pearce Kramer

7th-Kevin Kwon

8th-Zoe Knox

10th-Tad Paulsel

 

Trumpet

15th-Hyungyu Lee

 

French Horn

4th-Ethan Watson

 

Alternate-Alexandra Dumas

Alternate-Ethan Caldwell

Alternate-Drew Perez

Alternate-Emma Vender

 

 

 

Congratuations First Round All-State Qualifers Last Changed
2014-12-15
   
Congratulations to the following students who scored high enough to pass the first round of All State Band and Orchestra auditions this year. These students will go to Houston County High School in January for the final round audition.  
 
Lincoln Anders
Rachel Anders
Joey Ciancia
Michael Dehan
Nicholas DiBattista
Noemi Gentzke
Natalie Hung
Abby Knox
Zoe Knox
Pearce Kramer
Kevin Kwon
Tyler Lane
Hyunkyung Lee
Chaeeun Lim
Steven Lukehart
Doug Morris
Parker Olson
Emily Schuler
Keba Simelane
Steve York
Alisha Zamore
Katelyn Stephens
Nicole Young
Ethan Watson
2015 UGA Honor Band Participants Last Changed
2014-12-10
   

Congratulations to the following students who were selected to participate in the 2015 University of Georgia Honor Bands. 

 

Rachel

Anders

Alicia

Zamore

Joey

Ciancia

Nicole

Young

Ethan

Watson

Tad

Paulsel

Zoe

Knox


 
All State Jazz Last Changed
2014-12-08
   

Congratulations to Steven Lukehart who was selected to All State Jazz for trumpet and is also the alternate on piano.

 

Congratulations Marching Band Members Last Changed
2014-11-19
   

Congratulations to all members of the 2014 Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band on a great season! The following students received special recognition at this years award ceremony. 

 

 

Student Choice

Directors' Choice 

Guard and Majorette 

Guard and Majorette  

Abby Krikorian 

Meghan Keirn 

Jamilla Clark 

Helen Davison 

Percussion 

Percussion 

Michael Dehan 

Gerald Akenten and Michael Dehan 

Rachel Anders 

Michael Ferrara 

High Brass 

High Brass 

Emma Vender 

Ethan Watson and Joey Ciancia 

Joe Diragi 

Nick Paulsel 

Low Brass 

Low Brass 

Lincoln Anders 

Matthew Hampton 

John Williamson 

Luke Davis 

Woodwind 

Woodwind 

Doug Morris 

Bianca Cathern 

Gracie Reamer 

Noemi Gentze 


 
Barbara Baker
Director of Bands, McIntosh High School

 

Congratulations Jazz Students Last Changed
2014-11-14
   

Congratulations to the following students who were selected to the All State Jazz Clinic which coincides with the second round All State Jazz auditions. The students selected for this special event are: Joey Ciancia, Stephen Lukehart and Sangwoo Shim 

Concert Uniforms Last Changed
2014-11-12
   

We are currently accepting orders for girls and boys concert wear. Make your check payable to McIntosh Band Boosters. The money and order form must be turned in to the band room by the end of the day on November 20, 2014.  We do have a limited number of used items for sale come to the band room before or after school in order to see the inventory. 

Click here for order form and sizing information.  

Newnan Competition - Video of Performance Last Changed
2014-11-03
   

This is the link to the Spirit of McIntosh's final competition performance of the season at Newnan High School on Saturday November 1st. 

Thanks to Mr. Morris for the video and Mr. Burton for the shout out. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHlIRqQPgIE&feature=youtu.be 

Creekview Competition Results Last Changed
2014-11-02
   

The Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band competed 25th October at the Creekview High School Marching Band. The band received superior ratings from 4 out of 5 overall band judges. The band also received superior ratings in the following captions: Colorguard, Drum Major, Majorette, and Percussion. The Drum Majors were #1 in class and the Majorette was the overall highest scorer for the entire competition!

 

This is a link to the performance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h7YAI8Mc5g&feature=youtu.be
 

Great representation by Fayette County at All State Jazz this past weekend. Last Changed
2014-10-15
   
McIntosh had students pass in 6 areas, Sandy Creek in two areas and Whitewater in one area. Out of the 12 students for our district who passed to the next level, 8 were Fayette County students. These students will participate in an Honors Jazz Clinic in December which will be held on the campus of Valdosta State University and are in the running for membership in the 2015 All State Jazz Band. 

Last Name First Name Instrument High School Director
Dallas Andrew Alto Saxophone Whitewater High School  Jack Jean
Lukehart Steven Trumpet McIntosh High School  Barbara Baker
Chapman Quincy  Tenor Saxophone Sandy Creek High School  John Kelley
Campbell Michael Bass McIntosh High School  Barbara Baker
Shim  Sangwoo Tenor Saxophone McIntosh High School  Barbara Baker
Olson Parker Drum Set McIntosh High School  Barbara Baker
Lukehart Steven Piano McIntosh High School  Barbara Baker
Ciancia Joey Trumpet McIntosh High School  Barbara Baker
Ramirez Nathanel Drum Set M.E. Stilwell School of the Arts Derrick Jackson
Spindler Matthew Trombone Sandy Creek High School  John Kelley
Crawford Rasheed Drum Set M.E. Stilwell School of the Arts Derrick Jackson
Boddie Timothy Drum Set Sandy Creek High School  John Kelley

 

 

Photos of Band Sections and Lake Lanier Competition Last Changed
2014-10-14
   

Photos of the 2014 Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band sections and of the Lake Lanier Competition have been uploaded to this website. Click on this link to view them:

http://www.mcintoshbands.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_itemId=11106 

Spirit of McIntosh first 2014 Competition - Lake Lanier Last Changed
2014-10-06
   

Congratulations to The Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band who competed this past weekend at the Lake Lanier Tournament of Bands at Chestatee High School. The Band Earned Superior Ratings in the following categories: Overall Band, Percussion, Colorguard, Drum Major and Majorette. The band earned a Sweepstakes Award for earning all superior ratings in every caption. The percussion section earned first place in their Division and our Featured Twirler was the high scorer for the day.  

Click here  to view the morning Festival performance of the Spirit of McIntosh at the Lake Lanier competition.  

Click here to view the Festival awards.

The show this year is entitled Space, the Final Frontier.

  Part of the Leadership Team prior to the competition awards ceremony.

Photos of Spirit of McIntosh Marching Band available to view on this website Last Changed
2014-10-20
   

Click on the album names below to view the photos.  

Album: 2014 MB Football Game - Morrow - 09-28-2014

Album: 2014 MB - Saturday Practice - 09-20-2014

 

2014 Spirit Of McIntosh Color Guard Last Changed
2014-10-05
   

 

Congratulations to Natalie Hung! Last Changed
2014-09-18
   
Congratulations to Natalie Hung who is the 1st chair flute player for the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra of Atlanta.
 
 
 

The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta is a community-based youth orchestra dedicated to the highest level of music-making in a supportive, caring environment that fosters creativity and camaraderie. MYSO provide young students with unique opportunities to continue their music education in a full orchestral setting.  Instilling in its members a life long love of music.

The 2014-2015 season will be the twenty-fifth anniversary season of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta. We will be beginning another successful year  providing orchestral education and performance of great orchestral literature to talented string, wind, brass and percussion students from the metropolitan Atlanta area.  
Spirit of McIntosh 2014 Leadership Team Last Changed
2014-08-26
   

Band Leadership Team 2014

Drum Majors

Tad Paulsel and Anthony Robinson

 

Band Captain-Ethan Watson (Student Leader Visual)

            Band President-Daniel Dehan (Student Leader Music)

 

Brass Captain

John Williamson

 

 

Woodwind Captain

Bianca Carthern

 

Colorguard Captain

Helen Davison

 

Percussion Captain

Gerald Akenten

 

 

Leadership Assistants

Rachel Anders, Katie Ludecke, Mathew Hampton, Jamilla Clark, Ethan Caldwell

 

Equipment, Facility, Field and Props Leadership

Grace Davis, Eric Greenhaw, Jackson Post, Madeline Lyons

 


Student Music, Drill, Download Information! Last Changed
2014-05-01
   

If you are a student looking for music, drill information or information you told would be available on the website, see the Forms and Documents Section in the navigation bar on the left.